LexisNexis' "Louisiana Pocket Civil Code" has recently received high praise for its overall utility and accessiblity in a review published in the prestigious Revue Internationale de Droit Comparé. The reviewer, Nabil Mouaffak, sees...
By: Heidi Salow | Erik Vollebregt
In November 2009, the European
Parliament amended the 2003 Privacy and Electronic Communications
("e-Privacy") Directive. These revisions have caused considerable
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World Justice Forum lll – Barcelona, Spain
June 20 – 23, 2011
Leading a global, multidisciplinary effort to strengthen the Rule of Law for the development of communities of opportunity and equity
LexisNexis is proud to be a Lead...
The International Team at LexisNexis Matthew Bender is pleased to bring you on-line our new international rule of law and human rights information center, dubbed “At the Corner of Here and Everywhere” . While our business depends intimately...
Foreign courts are increasingly willing to accept service through Facebook when other methods fail.
Rule 116(1) of the Australian Uniform Civil Procedure Rules permit substituted service "where, in effect, there is a practical...
On February 25, the Obama administration imposed economic
sanctions on the Qadhafi regime, freezing the assets of the Libyan government,
as well as the personal assets of Muammar Qadhafi and his family. Executive
Order (Feb. 25, 2011).
From the “did you know” category. . . a motion to confirm and a motion to vacate an award under the Federal Arbitration Act . . . identical twins?
A federal judge in California on June 3 concluded that a motion to confirm and a motion...
The European Commission announced that there will be
in Brussels 16-17th May.
This two day conference will cover areas including:
1) Corporate mobility and European company law
2) A European Model Company Act
3) Workers' participation...
Valence Technology (Valence) is an Austin, Texas,
energy storage technology developer that makes lithium iron magnesium phosphate
According to this piece in the Austin Business Journal ,
Valence recently won a four-year patent infringement...
Ready for more of the same? The Green
Paper published by the Commission on corporate governance for European
Companies was published yesterday.
This paper aims to address three key issues... (stop me if you have heard this before)
1. Board of...
The European Securities and Markets Authority has published data
on the amount of approved, sent and received prospectuses throughout the EU
between 1 Jul 10-31st Dec 10.
The last data (CESR/07-225) collected was between
the period 1st July 05...
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The State Council of the People's Republic of China
announced the revised Regulation on the Control over Safety of Dangerous
Chemicals  , hereafter referred to as "the
revised Regulation") on March 02, 2011. It will become effective...
J. Howell and James
In a ground-breaking decision in the case of Jones v
Kaney  delivered on 30 March 2011, the UK Supreme Court abolished the
long-standing common law rule that expert witnesses in UK civil proceedings are
Ms. Gloria Marcela Orrego Hoyos, Winner of the 2011 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians.
Teresa Miguel, Chair of the 2011 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians Selection Committee, recently announced that Ms. Gloria Marcela Orrego...
International Law Firm of Fulbright & Jaworski - Privacy, Competition and
Data Protection By: Pamela Jones Harbour , Kamlesh Bajaj, Vinayak
Godse and Robin Layton
as a PDF
The Data Security Council of India
(DSCI) and Fulbright...
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the foreword to the Ministry of Justice's ("MoJ") recently released
guidance on the Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") reminds...
By: Stephen C. Tupper
In March 2011, the European Commission published its first annual report, to
the European Council, on trade and investment barriers in third world
countries. This is the latest round in a long...
By: Keith Etherington
Keith Etherington, head of the Litigation Department at Mellor &
Jackson, presented the program, Judicial Appointments: Balancing
Independence, Accountability and Legitimacy, recently at
the ABA Young Lawyers Division...
About a month or so ago I blogged
about an EC conference in Brussels on European
Company Law .
That conference has taken place and a report has been published which can be
found here .
There are also three video links from the three sessions...
As I mentioned in my previous blog I
would try to provide a bit more analysis on the report and discussion from the
conference. Today, I have taken time to review the first
stream and panel discussion from the conference and will highlight some of...
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By: Erik de Bie | Martin Ouwehand
| Erik Zietse
European Court of Justice rules on classification of set-top box and overrules Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature
On April 14, the European Court of
Schroepfer and Justin
Although requirements to file a
Report of Foreign Banks and Financial Accounts (" FBAR ") ( Form TD-F-90-22.1 ) have
been in effect since the early 1970s, until...